Some managed service providers are not fully meeting the total cost of ownership (TCO) and return on investment (ROI) expectations of their customers, according to an IDC study.
Stories by Rebecca Merrett
Google has signed an agreement with the Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) to supply its Mayes Country, Oklahoma data centre with 48 megawatts of wind energy from the Canadian Hills Wind Project in Oklahoma in the United States.
If there is one company that knows what it means to dare to try something different, it's Google. The company's chief technology advocate, Michael Jones, spoke with CIO Australia about innovation and how important it is for CIOs to create a company culture where failure is not feared, rather is seen as part of the process of innovation.
The Google Apps suite of software-as-a-service (SaaS) email and groupware applications is growing in popularity among CIOs, according to Telsyte’s new research.
It’s no surprise that many CIOs may find themselves looking around their IT departments and asking, ‘Where are the women in IT?’ The IT industry has long recognised the need to encourage more women to pursue careers in the IT industry. However, this issue still looms.
Shorter contract jobs are predicted to become more popular with employers in the ICT industry, according to the latest Longhaus-ITCRA Australian Tech Index.
CIOs in the Asia-Pacific region are concerned that a lack of digital literacy among senior executives could be detrimental for business growth, according to a CA Technologies study.
IT outsourcing spending in Australia will continue to grow as more organisations look to the Cloud, according to Gartner analyst Rolf Jester.
National Australia Bank (NAB) is to launch a new banking app for Windows Phone customers early next week.
Finding candidates with the right personality for your team or organisation and retaining them is not always an easy task, but a panel at the CIO Summit 2012 offered some guidance to IT managers on how best to go about it.
It’s time for CIOs to move on from an IT-business alignment mentality and start merging with the business, Rob Livingstone, fellow at University of Technology, Sydney, said at the CIO Summit 2012 in Sydney.
A platform where more payments can be made in real time at the bank architecture level may be on its way, but there still needs to be a strong business case for it, according to Australia Payments Clearing Association (APCA) CEO, Chris Hamilton.
To address the gender imbalance in IT, the industry needs to rid its “geeky kind of boy’s job” image and better promote the diversity of IT careers to attract women into the industry, said Kaylene O’Brien, a technology partner at Deloitte Consulting.
When it comes to innovative payment technologies, banks have got quite a lot of catching up to do, according to Harold Dimpel, CEO of mobile payment technology company mHITs Limited.
Before plunging straight into bring-your-own-device (BYOD), it is important to be aware of some of the unforeseen costs associated with managing and running BYOD schemes.